Nic News Weekly
Friday, July 12, 2019

So. Many. Events! 

As you can see, our Upcoming Events listing is really growing. So much so that it isn't practical to spotlight each one in these newsletters.

Now keep in mind that Events can be so many things: Please make an effort to skim these titles each week, so you can spot new events as they are added.

You're also encouraged to visit the NFLS Blog, as items are added weekly (sometimes daily).
What's News this Week

Training Older Adults for the Latest Gadgets: July 16 Webinar

In this 60-minute webinar, learn how you can increase opportunities for older adults in your community to learn the latest gadgets, obtain government resources and services, develop personal awareness, and actively participate with accessible gaming equipment. Discover how your library will remain a vital point for seniors who wish to engage more deeply with the world around them.  > > LEARN MORE

What are you doing Thursday, August 1?

Join Jill Hietpas and Felicia Barrios in Green Bay for a WiscNet Community Conversation.

WiscNet Community Conversations bring Jill and Felicia to us as they travel around the state to different areas and help WiscNet members connect to one another locally. The topic for this round is Listening Sessions on Security.  > > LEARN MORE
Upcoming Events
Training Older Adults for the Latest Gadgets
July 16

AAC Meeting
July 19

WiLSWorld 2019
July 23-24

WLA Awards Nominations
Due August 1

WiscNet Listening Sessions @ BCL
August 1

NFLS Librarians' Advisory Committee Meeting
August 2

WLA Leadership Development Institute
August 7-9

Trustee Training Week
August 12-16

ALA Emerging Leaders Program Applications Due
August 30

WI Library Hall of Fame Nominations Due
August 30

Digital Preservation Advocacy (Webinar)
September 6

Proposals Due - Lead the Way: Libraries at the Heart of Community Engagement
September 6

Sequences & Stories, Part 2
September 23

Tech Days East
September 10, 11, or 12

WLA Conference
October 8-11

Children's Literature Conference
October 12

Social Justice & Public LIbraries (Chicago, IL)
October 28-29

Accepting Applications for 2020 Class of ALA Emerging Leaders

The American Library Association is now accepting applications for the 2020 class of Emerging Leaders (EL). Details on the program criteria as well as a link to the application can be found on the Emerging Leaders web page.

The deadline to apply is August 30, 2019. > > LEARN MORE

Digital Preservation Advocacy Webinar: September 6

​This hour-long webinar will introduce participants to key concepts related to digital preservation work for libraries, archives, and cultural heritage institutions. Topics will include “why digital preservation?,” conducting an assessment of digital assets, and creating a digital preservation policy.  > > LEARN MORE

Share Summer Reading Champion Videos from STAR Net & CSLP

Summer Reading Champions recorded a short HD video introducing themselves and what they do and how public libraries have inspired them. Be sure to share them on your library's Facebook page and website to keep the Universe of Stories excitement going!

Continuing Education Opportunities

​​Remember that NFLS strives to provide relevant, informational and timely continuing educational opportunities to its member libraries. Take a minute to see what'd been added to the lineup at
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Continuing Education 
Employment Opportunities 
Grants / Scholarships
Inclusive Services 
News Releases 
Programming & Resources
Summer Library Programs 
Youth Services
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